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PETER CARABL TELLS OF
THE TERRIBLE ACCIDENT
Peter Carabl, who was injured while
working in the Old Town mill tail week,
is on the highroad to recovery. When
seen by a Times reporter today the in
jured man was quite talkative. He de
scribes the accident in detail,
in speaking of the manner in which
he was hurt, .Mr. Carabl said: "1 ws:s
feeling fine that day, more like playing
than doing anything else, but 1 played
once too often. 1 lay down on some lum
ber which was on the rolls. ] pushed my
WHEN HE WAS 15
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. ».—Protn
a 19-year-old teacher of a district scfa mi
to the presidency of Minnesota university
is a far cry, but it is the record of Presi
dent Cyrus Northrop, His first money m
earned as teacher of a district school in
Richtield. Conn., and his school numbered
He says he was so young that he did n< t
realize the difficulties of his position.
Though some of his students were older
than himself, there was no difficult} in
discipline, and lor the year that he tauu'ii
no complaints of any kind were raised
In those days the president says a eour.-e
at lale meant study early and late, and
after his experience as a pedagogue and
later .severe application at W'illiston semi
nary, where he prepared for college, he
was not able to undergo the hardships of
the course, and after two terms left Yale
supposedly a victim of consumptionj.
After another year, however, he ie
turned and completed the course.
Since then the rise of the slim-figured
schoolmaster has been constant until he
has reached a place higher than any of
those who set out on the race from" tie
class of "Yale '57."
In Germania hall last evening the Nor
wegian Dramatic club of Seattle rendered
THE DES MOINES HAWKEYES
AT HOME ON THE ALLEYS
TIIE DES MOINE
DES MOINES, lowa, Jan. 4.—The
llawkeyes were pennant winners last
year. This club is one of the oldest in
lowa and the West. Prize winners "last
year of second place in the state touma-
HAS A BULLET
IN HIS BRAIN
Fred Poeppinger, a 15-year-old boy. who
was struck by a spent bullet November
l.'i. has apparently recovered from the
effects of the injury, though he still car
ries • bullet in his brain. The bullet was
discovered by Dr. B. M. Brown, who made
an X-ray examination of the head. Tlic
bullet had ranged back an inch and a half
from the point of entrance in the right
Beyond the nervoui slunk the boy ap
parently was not affected by the injury.
He lias now recovered from that anil the
fact that he carries a bullet in his brain
does not seem to inconvenience him in
A joint meeting of the old veterans a"'l
Women's Relief corps was held Jasl eve
ning in Fawcett hall I'm- the installation
of officer! for the ensuing year.
§ 15he +J*ta,ge jj
The'performance of "Hello, Bill" at the
Tacoina theater last night proved to be
one of the funniest comedies ever present
ed there. The entile company is much
above the average and kept the audience
in laughter from the first act until the
curtain went down .'it the clone of the
last. John Daly Murphy, well known in
Tacoma «as Bill, and handled the part
Two large aud ences crowded the Ly
» WASHINGTON TRUCK CO., J. C. Hew
itt & Co. General freighting, household
goods, sate- and pianos removed. Office
109 Tenth St. Office telephone, John 2341.
Barn telephone, James 2341. •**
sell along towards the cutoff it« just for
a joKe. \> hen i was opposite the saw
toiiKone spoke to me, and 1 started to rise
wjth my face r.\\ ay from the saw. As 1
did so, the teeth of the saw caught in
my clothing and pulled me onto it. 1 made
a strong effort to jerk away, but could not
until a deep gun had been cut in both
1 shoulders. I can hear now the sound of
the saw as it cut through.the bones."
Mr. Carabl lives at 2808 South A street.
He is the father of nine children, four
boys and live girls, all of whom are living.
th,, production. "Til Saetio." Alter the
play a reception and dance was held. The
arrangements were in charge of the Ta
coma ctub, of which the Seattle people
were the guests.
The British ship Clan Robertson, Cap
tain Thompson, arrived yesterday after
dood from Antwerp. She htm steel rail
nml cement for Halfour, Quthrie ft 00.
The China Mutual liner Oanfa. Cap
lain Bartlett, arrived in Tacoma yesterday
afternoon. The Oanfa was last here iii
.May and is one of the largest of the
China Mutual liners. She will have an
outward cargo of about B.OM tons from
Steamboat men are notified that the
Point Wilson (par buoy is adrift and is
now near Marrow-stone Point.
The French ship Ville de Mulhouse. for
Queens town, has gone to sea with a wheat
argo valued at ¥<)l., r)66.
The barge Richard 11, now unloading
concentrates at the Tacoma .smelter, will
take coal from Uidysmith. H. ('., to the
The Kruse line steamer Centennial is
due at the Commercial dock this afternoon
from San Francisco.
ment two years ago, the Ilawkeyes will
take on teams outside of the slate this
season with a fair degree of success. The
team is composed of T. M. Griffith, cap
tain; 0. O. Knight, D. A. Byert, J. I).
Hargreaves, and J. M. Martin, all steady
ceum yesterday to see the opening per
formances of "For Mother's Sake, a
clean, wholesome drama, presented by
Marie Heath and a strong supporting com
pany. Two more performances will be
J. H. STODDAHT.
Tonight theatergoers will have an op
portunity of seeing J. H. Stoddart in "The
Bonnie Brier Bush." This is the third
I year of Mr. Stoddart's portrayal of the
character of Lachlan Campbell. The pla>
is booked for two nights at the Tacoma
theater. ■ .
NAPHTHA SPRINGS AND
LAKES IN EASTEHN ASIA
VLADIVOSTOK, Siberia. Jan. 4.—
Eastern Asia is one of the richest mineral
fuel regions in the world. The area 01
all the paying coal layers in Europe com
prises only 22,700 square miles, an a tea
equal to that of one of the Russian prov
inces—the Kazan province. The area of
coal layers in eastern Esia, though not as
yet estimated, is considered incalculable.
Besides immense coal beds, eastern Asia
possesses wealthy underground naphtha
lakes that will soon be the foundation of
a great industry. Naphtha springs are
found everywhere in China, in Manchuria,
I in the Usturi district, in Japan and on
Sakhalin island. The latter island not only
possesses very rich coal mines, but a'tio
, laige naphtha lakes. The chemical engi
neer. K. S. I'latonofl. after having ex
' amined the coal beds and naphtha wells in
Texas and Pennsylvania, made an investi
gation of the naphtha springs on Sakhalin
island, ami . n his ■ return to Baku de
clared that all he had seen in the United
Slates was nothing in comparison to w*Hlt
be found on Sakhalin.
The naphtha spring!) near the river Noo
tovo, on Sakhalin, excel those of Baku in
every regard. Seven underground naphtha
lakes are there, the area of tie largest one
being 03,000 square meters (75,320 square
Notwithstanding the increased output of
the Japanese naphtha industry. Japan
must still import foreign naphtha. In
IDOO she imported more than 60,000,000 gal
lons and in 1901 more tl an 61,000,000' gal
NORTHWESTERN Detective Agency
1 426-7 Cal. Elk. See us. Tel. Black 1625!
THE TACOMA TIMES
BLUE RIBBON BOWLERS
HOLD WORLD'S RECORD
ERIE, I'a.. Jan. 4. Outside of Erie few
penonn em beard of the Blue Ribbon
bowling team until they broke the world's
record recently by hitting it up for 1.164
pins in competition. Had diaries Wilson
rolled the game he is capable of there is
DO telling how high the score would have
(tone, but he fell down and the two errors.
BURGLAR IS IDENTIFIED
Frank < Janet t, who was taken to Se
attle Saturday by Detective M. R. Hub
bard, was identified as one of the men
who broke Into the home of ('. F. Bur
geson, 811 South (1 street, New Year's
eve. The family had gone to the theater
and but for the early return of one of
the boy*, Frank Burgeson, the thieves
would have made a good haul. He ran
into one of the burglars in the dining
BAN FRANCISCO, Jan, 4. A lix-club
circuit and two seasons of four inoiitlis
each has been decided upon by the Pa
cific Coast baseball league. The applica
tion of Spokane for admission to the
league was temporarily laid on the table.
No salary limit, no increase of the original
25 cent general admission, and the placing
of contract jumper* on an eternal blacklist
were other matters that were settled.
The only objection made to the division
of the season was that the deciding names
would have to *■ played in San Franciwo
and Los Angeles, owing to the inclement
fall weather in the North. By this ar
rangement Seattle and Taeoma will have
a chance to figl;t out their battles on
Taeoma opens at Fresno with Portland
March 27. The Taeoma team will play
at Fresno the first five and the last five
weeks of the season.
The highest temperature during Decem
ber was 50 degrees, recorded on December
15, the lowest 29 degrees, on December i.
On the 20th the variation was 18 de
grees, the greatest lor the month. The
wind blew mostly from the southwest and
on December, 1 reached a velocity of 30
miles an hour.
During the month of December there
were two clear days, six partly cloudy
and 23 when it rained, according to the
report of the weather bureau.
DIES IN INT
SEATTLE. Jan. 4.—Patsy Carroll, a
well known sporting character, died yes
terday at noon at the Wayside mission.
lie was taken there three days ago from
a lodging house where he was found in the
last stages of consumption.'
Captain Hogle, of the city ambulance,
who was called to take hint out of the
lodging bouse, was surprised to see his
condition. The athletic muscles which
ENGLISH STAGE FAVORITE
Ming Oaynor Rowland! is one of
don'i lateal foottigbi favorite*. She v
playing the part of Setter in "My Lady
tiim Aloliy.". a new popular comic opera ;
which in being produced at Terr's theater, j
m the fourth and eighth faunae respective
if, were enoutil to sp.iil hia K!i'»c. 'I'hcy
were the only errors in the gMM, The
difference between Wilwn'i More and that
of Stahlbrodt was just 100 pins. The Blue
Ribbons will doubtleai repreaent Brie it
the Amcriian bowling cotigroi in Qere
land, <)., in Februarj.
room and was able to get a good look at
him. The man escaped by jumping out
of a window.
While Burgeeon was looking to see
which way I lie fellow went another man
came downstairs and went out the front
I he contents of several dresser drawers
were found emptied on the floor, but the
thieves had taken nothing with them.
in their day had put to sleep many a so
called prizefighter were wasted until the
man did not weigh more than 00 pounds.
Captain Hogle knew I'atsy well in tile
days when lie was in Ihh prime, and, pick
ing him up in his amub carried him out
of the house as though he was a child.
Carroll a few years ago was one of the
best middle-weights who ever entered a
The office of the Great Northern Rail
way company has been moved from 1110
Pacific avenue to 1201 Pacific avenue.
Professor Knox's lecture in Parker hall
last night on "How to Overcome Poverty
and Become Wealthy" was well attended.
Tonight the subject will be "How to Edu
cate the Man, Woman and Child to Know
Themselves and to Make a Success m
BEN HUE SOCIAL
Taeoma court No. 2, Tribe of Ben Hui
install officers next Friday evening,
''nfftnbers of the order, their families and
invited guests will be welcomed. Follow
ing the installation a floor drill will be
given. Next in order will be a regular
Ben Hur social.
The revenue cutter Grant, Captain
Tozicr, made a second inspection of the
harbor craft yesterday afternoon and left
fin' down Sound this morning.
The small boat owners failing to obey
the first warning in regard to inspection
regulation! are liable to a fine. The regu
lations are to be strictly enforced here
after by the revenue officers and a close
watch will be kept on all Sound vessels.
GOT FIRST LICENSE
A big rush was made for hunting
licenses Saturday. W. S. Hurt of Lake
view received No. 1. There is always s
rush for the No. 1 license every year, and
this time Mr. Burt won out.
Miss Rowlands not only possasse* a beau
tiful voice, but she « considered one of
the most beautiful women on the Kalian
stage. She is tall and stately; and her
bevuty i« of the brunette type.
The Last Week
Of the Auction and Forced Removal •
Sale Will Come to a Close*
Saturday Night at 10 o'Clock
Don't let this opportunity go by when yon can buy anything you need in
the line of Dry Goods, Notion*, Ladies' and Men's Furnishing Goods, at ,
your own price. Nothing reserved. Everything sold at auction.';-. If you :
haven't time to wait, you can buy from; the salespeople nt actual,whole-,
sale price. I.
Here are a few sample prices from last Saturday-
Men's All-Wool Book*, colors gray Men's 'All-Wool. Ovcrshirts, colors
and black, regular price Iftjk .V'ue». gray and nixed, aa
price 25c; sold at auo- I IIP good <. value everywhere :* W\\ lP ■
tion for ............... .....I UU for $1.25; ssold for ........tUIIU'
Indies' Undervests and Pants, wool . ■. , , -it -iV >' n '.■m i
faced, extra heavy, ,„ - size, regu- Ladies ' and I luldren » l'nst Ulaek
land, c\tru heavy, lull size, regn- ,» . . „ .
jar made. Regular price ft F I low, an extra good one, full ''"'
l.ir made. Regular price ftp , . "_ . . ,
at our store 75c. Sold at <hp "*f» m"de' MA , the J WOrld
auction for UJO °Ver for 25c . per pair ' .<r ft
■»r > i- . * •-.-■«,, .« '°''' at auction ITI"
Men's Extra Good Wool rants, for ........... lull
HUH all double sewed with linen, ;
the best pants you ever saw ■ for I I-*ce Curtains, 3% yards long, ex
the regular price. Sold A|| A A ,tra wid,'e, • sold regular ft r A
everywhere for $2.50. ; •' Vll hi for $2.50 per pair. Sold' \*l *\ P '
Sold at auction for .'.,. 101 1 UU at auction for .............' UVO
There were many other articles too numerous to mention" sold just
as cheap as the articles above mentioned. ,
Sale begins promptly at 10: o'clock each day. Come curly if you want '
to get in. , , I
Our new.location will be on Tacoma Avenue, opposite Carnegie library.
Our new location will be on Tocoma avenue, opposite Carnegie library
.JL' mm%* '■'; ■'JL^s/^^dV|. %*a
Hunter & Johnson Q2317-2319 Pacific Aye.
The little girl's frock ig of pink and
white printed louisine. The full breadths
tucked at the waist form v girdle. The col
lar is run with ribbons. The deep under-
Dr. A. P. Kirkpatrick of the First
United Presbyterian church selected v
his text yesterday "The supplication of a
righteous man availeth much in its work
ing." He admonished his congregation
to get right with God and then when
they prayed an answer could be expected.
Rev. John W. Roberts at the Free
church yesterday morning began | a series
of discussions on "The Moral LiIV." .lan
nary 10 he will present "The Natural
Jlusiß of Character, January 17, "Is Con
science an Elementary Faculty ?"', Janu
ary 24. "Is There an Absolute Moral
Ideal;"; January 31. "The Relation of the
Intellectual to the Moral Life."
"A Forward Movemenl '» "'<■ Presby
terian Church" mm the them* of Re»
A. 11. Barnhiiel'i Mrmon at the Yum
Presbyterian oburch Sunday morning. The
pastor spoke on the forward movement as
planned bj the general assembly of the
Yesterday evening the Scandinavian fio
cial Reform society held it* regular month-
Iv mass meeting at the Norwegian Im
theran church, corner South Twelfth ami
I streets. Noli I, Thornquisf spoke on
temperance,- followed by B. E. Honing on
the subject of citizenship.
Tka McthodiHt Epi»cop«l church bdd ■
i ice yi-Mtcnlay morning eepecUlly for
the •-Ijiil ins." It vvms for thoM Who were
unable to attend church regularly that
the Mnnon was preached, or. watt
made the e«rvice V|j|'.v brief.
V M. C A.
Rev. S, A. Abbott of the South Taoomt
Baptiai church »poke to the young men
; ,i their meeting In the V. M. C. A. pur
lon yesterday afternoon.
BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 4.—An east-
lIMVe ih of white liberty silk. Tlio lioy'n
drrwH \n of bliick velvet trirameii with
while xillc braid. 'J'lui licit is of white
bound paiMngW train on the Maryland
railroad iru 'milly dsr&ilsd yesterday near
Blue Mountain HOUM itation, ennl of
El&gentown, Md. Th« ladies' conch rolled
down the mountain 80 feet mi I Iradad
Kntlieriiie I.ener, ngeil 8, c.' Unltiinore,
wag killed, also an unknown woman. Mrs.
LflStr, motlier of th(! (lead child, huh fatal
ly hurt iind her son was injured.
Thirty other pMlWngiri were hurt, but
Specialties at the
«14 0 Street, Tmoin;i 'i'lieiiter liuilding.
First Class Family
Vaudeville for Ladies
Gentlemen and Children
Kntire cbangt of Prognim every Monday,
Matinee 3 p, id. Admission I'll-
Evening 8 to 11. Adniinwion 10 anil 20c
I'rof. Knot will deliver his Moosd great
Tonight in Parker Hall
"How'to Educate the Man, Woman! and
Child to Know Themselves." ■ A number
of icbool pupils will be delineated upon
the platform ami told what ;to : follow in
life to BWke ii SUCec Parents,» bring
your wiiih and daughter! to hear thin lec
ture. . .';;■■■.;■ ■..'.•;-,.-; •'■:-:.-
Come Early, Lecture at 8 p. in.
INTERUHBAN TIMK (AH)).
l.c;uc Tacoma (cor. Eighth and A Sis.)
-0:15, 7ißo, 8.35, Ltd., no ttopfl, OIBQ,
10:80, 11:80 v. Bt.; 12:30. 1:30, 2:90, 3:80,
4:,"», Ltd., DO ttopa., B:80, 6:80, 8:30. 10:80
I) in.; 7:30 p. in. atui 12:15 a. m. to Kent
Le»T« battle (First Aye. So. ai.d Jack
lOT Mi 6:30, 7:30, 8:35., Ltd., no itop«,
S*:.%, 10:«0, 11:30 a. in.; 12:30, 1:30, 2:30,
&:30, 4:35, Ltd., no Btope, 5:30, 0:30, 8:80,
10:30 p, ru.; 7:») p. ra. and 13:15 a. ».,
to Kent only.